February 16, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week’s Comedy Stories From Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kenan Thompson, Desus and Mero, Ken Jeong and More

This week in comedy news we covered plenty.  Judd Apatow took some heat from Penthouse this week, via writer Mandy Stadtmiller, Greg Stone has a new […]
February 12, 2019

Nick Cannon Calls Out Fallon, Kimmel Over Black Face: “Are These Your Kings of Late Night?”

Nick Cannon is continuing to call out comedians for having a poor track record with wokeness. Today he’s calling out late night kings Jimmy Fallon and […]
February 12, 2019

Amy Schumer Announced New Netflix Special Coming in March

A very pregnant Amy Schumer took some time out from rampant morning sickness to announce her new Netflix comedy special. She made the announce on Instagram […]
February 12, 2019

John Mulaney and Sebastian Maniscalco Will Anchor LucyFest at National Comedy Center in 2019

Sebastian Maniscalco and John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 7-11. Following up big after a wildly successful LucyFest in 2018, for the […]
February 9, 2019

National Comedy Center One Step Closer to Officially Being the Center of Comedy in the United States

The National Comedy Center in Jamestown New York is about to receive a very significant designation. Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Friday that the center will […]
February 6, 2019

Sam Morril Performed Stand Up on Conan

This week, Sam Morril, returned to the Conan stage this week, or depending on how you look at the new show, made his new format Conan […]
February 2, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Other Comedy News, Jerry Seinfeld, Pete Davidson, Artie Lange, Bill Cosby and Jim Jefferies.

This week we wrote about Comedy Central announcing dates for Clusterfest, Nicky Sunshine’s new show, Michael Che’s big shocking announcement, the new power pairing of Judd […]
February 2, 2019

Jim Jefferies Ups His Deal with Comedy Central

Jim Jefferies is the latest comedy star to enter into a ‘first look’ deal for content created and/or developed for television and digital media. The network […]
January 29, 2019

Pete Davidson Story to be Judd Apatow’s Next Big Project

Pete Davidson is going to be the star and quasi-subject of Judd Apatow’s next movie, THR announced today.  The film will begin production in late Spring […]
January 28, 2019

French Headlines Accuse Gad Elmaleh of Joke Theft

A 13 minute long video has been posted to an account called CopyComic on YouTube that accuses Gad Elmaleh of lifting material from roughly a dozen […]
January 28, 2019

Amy Schumer’s Secret Sneakers?

Don’t look down, Page Six just broke a big story wide open, reporting that Amy Schumer has something to hide and its a pair of purple […]
January 24, 2019

Colin Quinn’s Red State Blue State Opens Officially on Minetta Lane (REVIEW)

Colin Quinn Shames Everyone in Red State Blue State Its not big surprise to say that Red State Blue State is a brilliant show- the kind […]
January 18, 2019

Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Do Impressions of Two Bills

Earlier at this week, Ron Bennington sat down with the principals of HBO’s Crashing to tape an episode of Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series.  The hour […]
January 15, 2019

Comedians Pay Respects to William Stephenson

Comedian William Stephenson passed away this week, and comedians all over the world, and particularly in New York City paid respects and condolences to the comedian […]
January 14, 2019

Jimmy Shubert Coming East to Tape Unmasked With Ron Bennington in NYC; Get Tickets

Comedian and actor Jimmy Shubert is coming to SiriusXM’s midtown Manhattan HQ in New York to sit down with Ron Bennington for an episode of Bennington’s […]
January 12, 2019

Michael Che Raised Six Figures for Public Housing

Last night Michael Che held a benefit for public housing at Irving Plaza. He and a killer lineup raised over 110,000 dollars to benefit public housing. […]
January 7, 2019

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of January 7, 2019

Although the government shut-down continues, the late night shut-down is finally over!
January 7, 2019

Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes Will Tape an Hour with Ron Bennington With a Studio Audience

The stars and EP of HBO’s brand new series “Crashing”- Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes and other guests to be announced- will be coming to New York […]
January 6, 2019

Six Funny Women That Broke Comedy’s Glass Ceiling For Other Women to Follow

Women have always had a hard road to travel in comedy with extra challenges and obstacles beyond the already difficult path to being a successful comedian. They’ve […]
December 30, 2018

The 2018 Awards for Remarkable Achievements of Exceptional Noteworthiness for Unrelated Things in Comedy

Some of the best comedy moments defy categorization but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve recognition. Some of these ‘awards’ are genuine and some of them […]
December 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 28, 2018

The 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, counting down the biggest and baddest scandals that rocked the comedy […]
December 24, 2018

The Ten Best Comedy Albums of 2018! Vote For #1

It’s our fifth annual list of the ten best albums in comedy, and this year there were more great albums then ever before.  Unlike the Grammy’s […]
December 20, 2018

Gervais Joins Highest Paid Comedians List at #5

Once again, Forbes has released its list of the highest paid comedians in the world, and the list is back to being all about that dick.  […]
December 20, 2018

Ten Best Comedy Movies of 2018! Vote for #1

Let’s be honest. It’s tough to find 10 great comedy movies in any given year but that’s why we throw in a few crowd pleaser popcorn […]
December 19, 2018

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2018! (As Decided by the Country’s Best Club Owners, Bookers and Producers)

The Best Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2018 It’s our fifth annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over North America. […]
December 12, 2018

Brian Regan Returns to Unmasked Series for a Third Hour, Get Tickets

Comedy legend Brian Regan is coming to New York City to sit down with Ron Bennington at the famed Village Underground at the Comedy Cellar on […]